Book a call 📞 and claim your free marketing assessment today. Get started!

Elevate, Scale, Grow. Your Legal Practice Redefined.

Free Consultation for Client Acquisition & Digital Solutions. Get Started Today!

Navigating Tomorrow's Legal Landscape, Today

Join over 500 law firms across Victoria and beyond, enhancing their visibility, efficiency, and expertise with Legal Compass.

Here’s how we’ve transformed practices:

Google Reviews Plugin

Elevate Your Law Firm with Premier Digital Marketing & Custom Web Development

Transform your online presence and client acquisition with Legal Compass's bespoke marketing and website services tailored for the legal sector.

Website & Landing Pages

Create a powerful online presence with our tailored web development services for law firms in Victoria.

Digital Marketing Solutions

Enhance your reach and impact with our top digital marketing solutions for law firms in Victoria.

SEO & Google Ads Management

Boost your visibility on search engines with our SEO strategies for law firms and get listed top in your location.

Legal Resource Hub

From the latest legal research materials and case law to practical guides and customizable document templates, our hub equips you with everything.

Ai Tools for Lawfirms

Enhance your law firm's efficiency and maintain the highest standards of data security with our AI-driven Document Review and Management Service.

View All Our Services

Designed for legal professionals at every level, our platform serves as your one-stop destination for essential legal resources, tools, and insights.

Elevate your firm with our specialized marketing and client acquisition strategies.

See how we can help:

Edit Content

Setting Up a New Law Practice in Victoria: A Comprehensive Guide

Navigate Your Path to Legal Practice Success with Legal Compass

Starting a new law practice in Victoria is an exciting venture that comes with its share of regulatory obligations. Legal Compass is here to guide you through every step, ensuring your practice not only meets but exceeds the legal profession rules and regulations in Victoria.

Understanding Your Legal Practice Options

Whether you’re venturing solo or planning to establish a law firm or an incorporated legal practice (ILP), understanding the types of practices and their specific requirements is crucial. Here’s a simplified overview to get you started:

Sole Practitioners

As the backbone of personalized legal services, sole practitioners need a principal practising certificate and must inform regulatory bodies about their practice's commencement and any subsequent changes.

ULPs & Community Legal Services (CLSs)

Offering both legal and non-legal services or community-focused legal support, these structures also require adherence to specific insurance and notification protocols.

Law Firms

Comprising two or more partners, law firms must notify about their establishment, changes, or the cessation of their practice in advance.

Incorporated Legal Practices (ILPs)

As the backbone of personalized legal services, sole practitioners need a principal practising certificate and must inform regulatory bodies about their practice’s commencement and any subsequent changes.

Edit Content

Running Your Practice: The Blueprint for Your Legal Success

Turning Legal Expertise into Business Excellence

Starting a legal practice might be straightforward, but steering it towards success is where the real challenge lies. Success demands not just legal acumen but also the mastery of sound business principles. At Legal Compass, we understand that to manage a thriving law practice, you need to be as adept in management as you are in law.

FAQs & Essential Resources for Legal Practice Management

Navigating Legal Documents and Compliance:

Remotely Witnessing or Signing Documents

Discover how the Justice Legislation Amendment (System Enhancements and Other Matters) Act 2021 affects your practice. View the LIV Practice Note.

Finding a Compliant Solicitor's Certificate

Learn about the requirements under Rule 11 of the Legal Profession Uniform Legal Practice (Solicitors) Rules 2015 for loan and security documents. Access the certificate.

Client Management and Growing Your Business

Useful Resources:

Acknowledgement of Advice Forms

Important for when you're representing multiple parties in the same or related matters. Understand the nuances and obtain client consent effectively.

Managing Your Most Valuable Asset – People

From recruitment to staff development and performance management, human resources are crucial. Check out the Running Your Practice Checklist.

For Law Firms Looking to Grow Business and Expand Client Network

Discover more about our methods and how you can begin your journey with us.

Who we work with?

Legal Compass: Partnering for Progress

Are You a Client Looking for Legal Help?

Navigate your legal journey with confidence, and connect with top legal experts tailored to your needs.

How can we help?

Legal Compass: Navigating Life Situations Together

Explore Latest News & Updates

Learn about all the latest trends:

Mobile Menu

  • LegalCompass
  • Ai-Tech Solutions
  • News & Resources
  • Get Started